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Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Hawaii

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Mixed feelings

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Callie28
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

For perspective, we have cruised over 50 times starting in 1981 and are now in our mid 60’s. We are 4 star mariners with HAL and Elite with Princess. We have also cruised with celebrity, crystal, Oceania, Royal Caribbean and a bunch of lines that have been incorporated into other lines. The great and good. We were impressed with the consistency of the quality of the meals in MDR. We were on ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


Great cruise

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cockney cruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

picked this cruise because of start and finish in Vancouver rather than flying one way. 99% of passengers were retired, staff were very attentive, dining menus were varied. went to Rudy's Sel De Mer one evening , the meal was excellent as was the waitress, only fault was that we felt rushed when the entree came minutes after the appitisers. After asking the waitress to slow down dessert came ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Vancouver to Hawaii and Back

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Louderone
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We sailed from Vancouver on April 12. It was cold for the first 3 days and the last 3 days. Even the Canadians were wearing their coats outside. Many people hung out on the aft pool deck because there is no smoking on the ship except for a designated area on the aft pool deck. There is no cigar lounge. Many people were seasick the first day due to rough seas. The mid-ship pool is in a ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


The long road to Hawaii and home!

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Coronado92118
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Westerdam Circle Island cruise was a perfect choice as it was literally round-trip from our hometown.... Also, we'd heard good things about Holland America and figured we would give it a try...as we are in the process of shifting travel gears to do more cruising in the future. Two thousand passengers is a whole lot of people to confine in close quarters for a lengthy sea voyage, but ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Amazing destination on a wonderful ship

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esimon
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

A destination we've always wanted to try and it didn't disappoint. Embarkation was as easy and quick a always. Arrived by 11 on board before noon. Ship is absolutely beautiful. Crows nest is reconfigured. Didn't have a problem with it but - there is plenty of room for a larger library, dance floor and a quiet dance group. EXC is ok where it is but there is lots of unused space. New ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Unbearably loud and cold

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cruise vol
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

My wife and I wanted to celebrate our 55th wedding anniversary by going to Hawaii to escape cold weather without a long airflight. We have taken numerous cruises with Holland America and enjoyed all of them except that we can notice cutbacks in many areas. First, the good: The staff, in general, was very friendly and helpful, (more on staff heads later). We didn't need much extra, but ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Holland America doesn't live up to it's reputation!

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MikeyTexasT
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Greed seems to be the drive for Holland America and the parent company (Carnival). The internet service was worse than the old dial up system in the 90's, and at $25. a day or $179. for the cruise, it was definitely not worth it. We signed up, but had to wait for emails and or Text, finally just waited until the next port to answer emails and other communications I liked the Idea of paying ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Better than expected

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surebeatssailing
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were interested in a warm weather cruise with plenty of sea days. Usually cruise with Celebrity But this was our 4th cruise on HAL The ship is a good size & tastefully decorated except for a couple of ghastly ornate benches near some elevators. The lounge areas were nice & comfy. Entertainment was varied. The BB King show was great! There were usually 3 shows per evening with a couple ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Loved the days in the islands!

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kidpsyc
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We scheduled this cruise because it gave us six days on four islands (with an overnight in Honolulu) which seemed to balance out the sea days. It also included a night passing of Kilauea with the spectacular sight of lava entering the sea the highlight of the cruise for me. We have sailed with HAL before on other long cruises and knew that it would be an older crowd (I think only 8 children) ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


18 days to Hawaii - 5 ports on 4 islands

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navybankerteacher
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Having long wanted to visit Hawaii, and disinclined to take any more flights than necessary, I saw this as a perfect opportunity to escape some of winter. Additionally, we have a Navy Seal grandson stationed at San Diego, so the two days before and one day after allowed time to catch up, as well as to enjoy the city. The only downside was the horrendous music festival on March 4-5, whose ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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